help please

Discussion in 'DCC & Electronics' started by daboonk, Jan 26, 2005.

  1. daboonk

    daboonk Member

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    i just got a athearn genisis SD70i and i cant figure out how to get the top off of it to see which type of decoder i need, any one have one of these and can give me some tips, thanks
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    A Digitrax DH163AO, DH163D, or a basic DH123D should be the decoder you need anyone of these will work. As far as getting the shell off I am not sure, take a real close look at the parts diagram that came with the loco.
  3. daboonk

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    unfortionitly no parts diagram came with the loco:(
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    thanks for your help tho
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    by the way, its HO scale
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    This should be what you're looking for:
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    Four tabs hold the shell to the walkway/frame; gently squeeze and rock the body off, but don't pull too hard as the wires for the lights are attached to the shell.
  7. daboonk

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    thankyou soo much, its great to have people like you around